Matt Milec

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Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

What Really Happens to Your Body When You Ditch Carbs

You know that one friend who got really into his fat-heavy paleo diet and started smelling kind of weird? That stink isn’t coming from unwashed gym …

The Definitive Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogentic diet is all about one thing: fat. By eating almost nothing else, your body shifts fuel sources from glucose to fat-generated ketone bodies, says Dominic D’Agostino, an associate professor at the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine and research scientist at the …

This CrossFit Workout May Sound Insane, but It's Totally Doable

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Advanced Workouts<p>100 Burpees Workout<p>This CrossFit Workout May Sound Insane, but It's Totally Doable<p>Shares<p>Burpees aren't fun — …

Guardian Muscles: 3 moves to engage your serratus anterior and protect your shoulders

You’d be hard-pressed to find a guy bragging about working on his serratus anterior muscle, any more than you are to find someone who knows what that …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

You Asked: Should I Try the Ketogenic Diet?

Don’t let its fancy name fool you. A ketogenic diet is, essentially, a low-carb, high-fat diet—albeit one taken to extremes.<p>“In a clinical setting, a …

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Workout 7: 100 burpees for time<p>100 Burpees for time<p>Every minute on the minute:<p>5 Thrusters (135lbs)<p>This is the simplest workout by design, but it's …

Why this MD believes that exercise doesn’t “cause” weight loss

<i>Of the many myths about what will or won’t cause weight loss, functional medicine pioneer and Wellness Council member Frank Lipman, MD, says there</i> …

Weight Loss

Even a slightly more intense workout can make you a whole lot healthier

Getting plenty of heart-pounding exercise is one of the keys to living a long and healthy life, but it’s hard to pin down just <i>how much</i> exercise you …

​The Hidden Weakness That’s Holding Back Your Deadlift

​Here’s how to fix it<p>I have all the guys I train deadlift, whether they’re NFL pros training to reach the Super Bowl, Special Forces soldiers preparing to execute operations in a war zone, or average guys trying to look better with their shirt off. The move adds an insane amount of muscle and …

The Elimination Workouts: 3 routines that reconstruct your body

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could just pick and point where you wanted to cut body fat from your body? It would! But unfortunately it’s not exactly …

6 Landmine Exercises for Explosive Results

As a coach, one of the biggest mistakes I see trainers and lifters making in the gym is that of “force feeding” certain lifts.<p>The idea that a lift is …

Fry Fat With This 5-Move Kettlebell Workout

Grab a kettlebell and a jump rope and get ready to sizzle<p>This workout from Miami-based personal trainer Idalis Velazquez is fast and furious as you move through 5 challenging exercises with no rest. That means you'll be getting a crazy amount of cardio without ever stepping on a treadmill, and your …

What is a modified ketogenic diet, and should you try it?

This high-fat, low-protein and low-carb way of eating once was used to treat epilepsy and other seizure disorders.<p><b>What is it?</b> A high-fat, low-protein …

Diabetes

I Gained Weight Because of These 3 Lunch Mistakes

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Weight Loss<p>Weight Loss Lunch Tips<p>I Gained Weight Because of These 3 Lunch Mistakes<p>Shares<p>Straight out of university and having …

'The Fat Gap': Do We Have A Warped View Of Food?

Clean eating has once again hit the headlines. Last year's "wellness" trend has received a lot of backlash, with doctors, health writers and chefs …

Lower-Body Rotation for Change of Direction

<i>To change directions efficiently, an athlete must be able to stop and reduce the force of his initial movement before applying force in another</i> …

The One Thing You Should Never Eat For Weight Loss, According To A Dietitian

Food has a great effect on weight gain as well as weight loss. Experts say it’s 80% diet and 20% exercise in order to lose weight. Let us help you …

Workouts for Training Acceleration, Multi-Directional Movements and Top-End Speed

True speed training should not be confused with conditioning. When training for speed, every rep must be as explosive as possible as to train the …

The Truth About Sugar

What’s good? What’s bad? How much sugar is too much? Here’s what the latest science says.<p>What’s good? What’s bad? How much sugar is too much? Here’s …

Eating Well May Count More Than Exercise for Weight Loss: Study

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> Medical Daily.<p>We've all heard that to lose weight we need to do two things: eat less, exercise more. This makes …

I Gained Weight Because of These 3 Lunch Mistakes

Straight out of college and having lived off a diet of cereal, pasta, and bagels, I was having major stomach issues, so I thought gluten was the culprit. When I gave it up, I wanted to replace it with something that felt just as comforting as a bowl of noodles, so I turned to rice.<p>For lunch, I …

Ketogenic diet to fight epileptic seizures

Vincent van Gogh's 'The Starry Night' (1889) is without doubt among the most recognised paintings in modern history.<p>Yet, few know that he created it …

Core Strength

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>A strong core is crucial for maintaining tension to execute difficult moves on overhung routes and boulder problems. Climbing …

Climbing

Stew’s Favorites: Modified Murph with TRX and Kettlebells

“Stew — What was your best workout you did last week?” asks an Army ROTC cadet. “Anything new? Something classic? I would love to hear what you come …

Tip: Do the Dumbbell Snatch

Increase power and boost athleticism with this explosive exercise that can be done in any gym.<p>Snatches build world-class power and a thick set of …

Complete TRX 3-Day Full-Body Workout

You may have seen it at the gym or read about it here at STACK.com: use of the TRX Suspension Trainer is on the rise among athletes. TRX equipment …

Get Stronger Faster With Cluster Sets

It’s no secret that fitness newbies build muscle and boost strength quickly. Seasoned lifters, on the other hand, must get creative in order to break …

Advanced Kettlebell Exercises for Cardio and Strength

Clean, Push and Press<p>The clean, push and press is a combination exercise putting together exercises that make up the foundation of kettlebell …